John Peel

Comprehensive education benefits offered under GI Bill

The Post-9/11 GI Bill, Chapter 33 is an education benefit program for people who served on active duty on or after Sept. 11, 2001. It includes the most comprehensive education benefits package since the original GI Bill was signed into law in 1944.

The new bill goes well beyond helping to pay for tuition. Many veterans who served after...

Richard Schleeter is the veterans service officer for the La Plata County Veterans Service Office. He can be reached at 759-0117 or

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